combat support elements

Related to combat support elements: Combat service support

combat support elements

Those elements whose primary missions are to provide combat support to the combat forces and which are a part, or prepared to become a part, of a theater, command, or task force formed for combat operations. See also operating forces.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The scenario of the combined multinational exercise includes command, staff and field trainings with live fire, engagement of maneuver and combat support elements in defensive and offensive operations.
As a result, the maneuver commanders with whom I have interacted have expressed a desire that combat support elements be well versed in FM 3-0 and understand the operating environment.
It was based in Saudi Arabia near the Kuwaiti and Iraqi borders and composed of infantry, armor, artillery, and combat support elements from each of the GCC countries.
Russian forces ''are equipped with a spectrum of combat capabilities, including hundreds of tanks and armored vehicles, as well as artillery and combat support elements,'' the officer said.
Upon signing the agreement Estonia's, Latvia's and Lithuania's armed forces arranged to provide an infantry company each, combat support elements, and other capabilities for the Battalion.
The brigade special troops battalion (BSTB) is designed to provide command and control and logistics support to combat support elements, namely the military intelligence and signal companies that were once attached to brigades from division-level assets.
NAVELSG is part of the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, which consolidates, aligns and integrates diverse expeditionary capabilities and combat support elements to create consistent expeditionary practices, procedures, requirements and logistics in the battle space.
NECC integrates all war-fighting requirements for expeditionary combat and combat support elements. This transformation allows for standardized training, manning and equipping of Sailors who will participate in the global war on terror as part of the joint force.
The new training methods were so successful, the exercise was eventually integrated to include the entire complement of expeditionary combat support elements such as Services, Personnel, Contracting, and Comptroller.
Equipped with SH-3A/Gs drawn from HC-6 and HS-1, HC-2 was stood up in order to unify the combat support elements of these dissimilar Atlantic Fleet squadrons.
Airpower harnesses all combat and combat support elements of the Armed Forces, including space and information warfare, that exploit air and space.
The Government has agreed a 12,500 British contribution (this actually involves 20,000 or more), plus 72 aircraft and 18 warships, backed by combat support elements. EU insignia, probably with those EU flag yellow stars, would be worn.

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